Summary

analytically minded Economist and Communication professional with more than three years experience in governmental (policy research/writing) and business fields, engaged in development plus with a genuine interest in online media. Is seeking for a Policy & Advocacy Intern role at grassroots, especially to pursue my career with ONE Campaign where my organizational and supporting skills will help to achieve the organization’s goals.

Relevant Work Experience

Work History
Jun 2014 - Sep 2014

Research analyst ( and July 2015 -  present) temp.

L. E. K. Consulting, London, United Kingdom

Field of business: strategic consulting, project management

  • Conducting primary research on markets, competitors and customers
  • Analysing market trends, (topics: diagnostic imaging market, automotive industry)
  • Collaborating with team members to derive trends, conclusions and recommendations based on the data and analysis
  • Transforming information into thoughtful insights regarding the client’s strategic direction
Jan 2015 - Jun 2015

Events coordinator and online specialist

Events In Focus Ltd., London, United Kingdom
  • Dealing with request for bookings, accommodations and corporate events
  • Responsibility for group reservations of 4 international shows and exhibitions including negotiations with clients for allotment contracts, room allocations, issuing invoices and contracting
  • Following up client requests and new partnership opportunities
  • Managing online media
Jun 2013 - May 2014

Coordinator and digital specialist

FME Association, Laborom.hu

Field of business: startup project in health technology, pharmaceutical industry

  • Assisted in business planning
  • Coordination and lobby
  • Organizing events (First Hungarian mHealth Conference 2014)
  • Responsibility for the online communication, including online media management, digital communication, content management
Jun 2012 - May 2013

Business analyst in the Middle East and Africa Department

Ministry for National Economy of Hungary
  • Coordination of policy changes and contract activities, delivering financial reports, writing policy papers and consultancy
  • Organizing bilateral business forums, investment treaties (Angolan Business Opportunity, responsibility for the Nigerian Forum in Hungary in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Daily contact with the representatives of the governmental agencies
  • Establishing and maintaining contact with international counterparties in order to foster export possibilities
Jun 2011 - May 2012

Desk officer on EU in the Innovation Department

Ministry for National Economy of Hungary
  • Preparation of background-materials, writing policy papers
  • Planning budget on a project of HUF 120 million
  • Organizing events (Eureka Chairmanship of Hungary)
  • Assisted in creating strategies (in order to adapt our policy to the European flagship program, Horizon2020) and analysing policies (EU-framework programs on R&D)
Oct 2008 - Feb 2009

Personal assistant in change management & communications

Perspectives GmbH & Co.KG, Munich, Germany
  • Daily business administration (Back Office) as managing a compact team
  • Providing support for projects (in inter-communication development for multinationals such as the Swisscom and O2)
  • Conducting research on feng shui in future office
Aug 2006 - May 2007

Marketing-communication and sales assistant

Hungexpo Ltd. GL Events, Budapest, Hungary
  • PR tasks, events management, e.g. organizing press conferences, writing press releases, market research in cooperation with Sonda Ipsos in order to gather information about our target markets - visitors/exhibitors’ behavior, trends
  • Responsibility for the marketing-comm. of all trade-fairs (dealing with the promotion of 6 exhibitions)
  • Duties related to sales and communication of shows - handling invoices and orders for media agencies

Education

Education
2007 - 2010

MA. in Economics and International Relations, major in Foreign Affairs

Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary

Faculty of Social Sciences, specialized in Development
Field of research: Development Assistance (e.g. ODA, lobbying, NGOs)
Thesis: Battle against poverty, rising role of the 4th generation NGOs - One Campaign for keeping promises

2002 - 2007

BA. in Economics and International Marketing, major in Advertising and Media

Budapest College of Communication and Business, Hungary

Main subjects: Business Management, Political Communication, Public Affairs

2003 - 2003

Half semester study abroad

Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria

Business Administration

Professional Activites


Youth Ambassador for the ONE Campaign UK, London – collaborating with team members on discussion how to involve more people in ONE, campaign activities on site, lobby work as getting touch with high representatives of government (MPs) in order to engage them for our causes, 2014 – current

Mentor at Aiesec LC SOAS and UCL UK – coaching the VP members on sales, new partnerships inquiries and sponsorships, London, 2014 -

Participant at the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD) in Berlin, Germany 2009



Competencies

Skills

Computer skills:

Competent with Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, Word, etc.), Google Drive/Analytics, Mac user skills, Prezi, Podio, LotusNotes, Photoshop and Illustrator

Languages:

English (fluent), German (upper-intermediate), Hungarian (native)

Other skills:

Presentation techniques, fast touch typing, coordination skills, research skills, strong interpersonal skills, problem-solving and analytical skills, strategic thinking, client servicing skills, marketing and management skills, high-level IT knowledge.

Interests

Professional:
Project management, policy writing, business analysis, research analysis, client relationship management, business planning, business development, finance, invoicing, strategic management, marketing-communication, change management, online media, external relations, entrepreneurship, EU - innovation and R&D, health care, education, public affairs, development assistance, grassroots, lobbying and advocacy.

Personal:
Running half marathon, skiing, TED-enthusiast, online media management, reading books about inspiring people/inspirational topics, Coursera, contemporary art, movies.

References

available on request